Make a colourful cover for your beige NHS hearing aid

lycra hearing aid covers2

lycra hearing aid covers

The remnants bin at the local fabric shop was the site of an unseemly battle with a determined pensioner over some Lycra scraps. The pensioner won, holding aloft a prized shocking pink piece like a trophy scalp en route to the till, but I came off not too badly. I got enough bargain offcuts to fashion these prototype hearing aid covers, and about 500 more, should the need ever arise.

If you fancy having a go yourself, there’s a link to BatteryBot’s patent template below, and I’ll do a tutorial if anyone wants one. In the meantime, just hide any dodgy stitching on the side next to your head…

hearing aid cover pattern template

update 17 Jul 2013: Hearing aid cover tutorial

coloured hearing aid covers

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6 Responses to “Make a colourful cover for your beige NHS hearing aid”


  1. 1 kentigern May 2, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    Thought it was a rather fetching turquoise you had employed at the bouncy BBQ bevvy bash…trust good time was had and we must get a Buteshack loonieday arranged….Luv big bruv xx

  2. 2 Linda Van Baaleli July 16, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Tks so much for this template! I’m going to attempt making several for a little 4 year old lady that wants to have some to match all of her clothes. Any more tips would be greatly appreciated. Wish me luck! Linda

    • 3 moiradancer July 17, 2013 at 9:22 pm

      Hi Linda, hope you manage to create a fully co-ordinating wardrobe for wee toots’s hearing aids! Biggest tip is to keep the stitching loose enough to allow the seam to lie totally flat without bunching up…I’ll try and add a photo tutorial over the next few days to help with the fiddly bits 🙂

  3. 5 unsuspicious October 27, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    Reblogged this on Unsuspicious. Unnoteworthy. Undetectable. and commented:
    I love this, it also keeps your ears a little warmer in the winter time when your hearing aids turn to ice!


  1. 1 The Real Difference Between “Waterproof” and “Water-Resistant” Hearing Aids - TruHearing Newsroom Trackback on February 23, 2015 at 6:51 pm

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